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after being attacked by a dog. i had that story next. >> haute couture banks be telling you how to spend your money to feed -- could it eurobanks be telling you how to spend your money? >> and the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a check on the forecast. >> it was a nice weekend. we'll kind of continued that trend. some cloud cover. we do not expect any precipitation. 32 at the airport. today, a mix of sun and clouds. high temperature will be either side of 50 degrees.
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a few degrees cooler than was over the weekend. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we have some rain to talk about. first we say good morning to sarah. >> a few accidents to add to the list. a bit busier. on eastbound 100, there is an accident being worked on near 295. out on on the j.f.x., and looks like that one is gone. one coming in at perring parkway. allegheny avenue and baltimore avenue, some water main break going on. 222 shut down. kind of a busy start. we will keep you posted on any new problems. this is it live view of traffic in terms of traffic on the west side. out of the traffic building just a bit. this is. near the curtis creek drawbridge. so far so good on the east side
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of the beltway. no major delays on the north or west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> rescue efforts continue in japan. thousands still remain unaccounted for. >> the nuclear power plant crisis continues. kristen dahlgren has the latest from tokyo. >> with heavy equipment and bare hands, rescue workers continue the desperate search for survivors. virtually every piece of debris that's moved away reveals an increasingly grim scene. >> my relatives and friends are missing after the tsunami destroyed the village. they were all washed away. >> in one area, reports of some 2,000 bodies found. the unofficial count -- more than 10,000 still missing. and for the survivors of the quake, surviving the aftermath is proving just as challenging. as temperatures dip below freezing, for many there is no food, no water, no electricity. not even gas to make it to
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safety. [siren] the sirens still sound as aftershocks and more tsunami warnings bring fresh panic. and then there's this -- another hydrogen explosion, this time in the number three reactor at the fukushima dai-ichi nuclear plant. officials say the reactor can no longer cool itself, but a leak of mass radiation is unlikely. but for so many already dealing with so much, it's just one more reason to fear surviving the quake was just a start. kristen dahlgren, wbal-tv 11 news. >> as the people struggle to recover from friday's disaster, a professor is preparing to head to japan. he and other civil engineers will investigate the structural integrity of the buildings left standing. one of the things the nation has going is the top building code standards. >> so in some cases, we intentionally design the
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structures to sway so that the energy over the earthquake does not go to the building, and so specifically we try to prevent the stress concentration over the structure so that we can prevent a total collapse. >> damage estimates are in the billions. you can view of the dramatic pictures and video from japan on our website, wbaltv.com. >> the dog attacked over the weekend since a girl to the hospital in serious condition at. >> it happens on saturday evening in dundalk. kim dacey is live with more. good morning. >> at last check, 7-year-old amanda mitchell was in serious condition. police haven't confirmed what kind of dog attacked her. witnesses say it was a pit bull. it happened just before 6:00 saturday as amanda and other children were playing outside on village circle in dundalk. neighbors say two pit bulls escaped from another neighbor's
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yard. they do not know why, but one of the dogs started attacking the little girl, biting her in the head. those neighbors jumped in to try and stop the attack. >> first i take a broom. the broom wasn't working. i started beating, beating. he was so determined. he did not want to let go. but i was so shock and panicked. i was trying. i did not know what to do. >> amanda was rushed to the hospital. neighbors say the dogs have been taken away by animal control. it is not clear whether their owner will face any charges. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. no word on who was responsible for a deadly trap shooting in northeast baltimore. one woman was killed. shots were fired in the 1100 block of gorsuch avenue. it is not clear what prompted the shooting. police are hoping witnesses can shed some light on that.
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there was a stabbing in northeast baltimore. police were called to belair road around 1:30 saturday morning. demand was taken to the hospital where he was listed in serious condition because of a stab wound to the fivthigh. >> the ground covering the state house will be packed. officials from the largest union. they want the government to balance the budget. governor o'malley said changes must be made in order to keep it solvent. state officials consider a proposal to make maryland the 17th state to abolish the death penalty. at a service, followers of all faiths gathered to show their support to abolish capital
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punishment. one man was exonerated. >> can ec or maybe -- >> i was for the death penalty most of my life. as a man of faith, i had to take life more seriously and respect it more. >> 05 inmates currently sits on maryland's death row. >> frustrated by the refusal to consider some 50 parole for press, the house of delegates has approved legislation that would free a lifer on the recommendation if the governor does not file an objection. >> people use their debit cards from everything from a restaurant to pay off car
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repairs. change.ld soon sources say j.p. morgan chase is considering a limit on the dollar amount a debit card transaction. ks chargebanjs stores are about to change. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you change your bank if it suddenly imposed a ceiling on your debit card purchases? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 6:08. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> flood waters run wild in new jersey. days of rain takes their toll on bridges and of reverse. >> neighbors are awakened by a
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roar in boston. >> it is time for maki madness. we'll delve into the sushi- eating contest. >> so far so good on most of the area roads. henson, once you get through that big n' toasty, we're going to go over sales figures, complete this merger, present to the board
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>> a very good monday morning to you. 43 degrees downtown. we'll hit a high of about 50 today.
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on sunday, it will be the third annual maki madness. the first-round, however consumes two the quickest moves on to the next round. take a look at this plates. it is intense. it is crazy. it benefits big brothers and big sisters of maryland. competitors topou advance to the sweet 16 lester. >> it was a challenge. i hope to make it to the semifinals this year. in myady to get the plate stomach. >> i hear you guys have nicknames. >> i'm going to work all this week on getting the nickname. >> it is an awesome role. is your strategy?
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>> you have to dip in the water. not to chew to much -- try not to chew too much. it is for a good cause. i think i ate about five or six. i did not feel good all day. i made it through. >> we will be showing you what is in the role and rolling up some for your entertainment. there is still registration. tony can get in on the action. visit the facebook page with faw sushi and you can sign up. registration is free. -- visit the facebook page with raw sushi. we have a chance of some light shower activity tuesday night into wednesday morning. tony, you can register.
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>> it depends on what my nickname was. if i pick something if ijaws, or something like that, then i have to be in the mood for it. >> all the hard core guys have a nickname. i will be thinking of a nickname for you. i like jaws. >> something in that neighborhood. thank you. we will talk to again and the next half-hour. sushi.food there at fraw 33 in parkton. 39 in westminster. we have been talking about this cloud deck. it is mostly in the northern suburbs. there are some snow flurries in western pennsylvania. a storm is coming in from the west. some showers and some snow on the backside in portions of the plains states.
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the will visit us tuesday night and wednesday with a decent chance for some rain. a mixture of sunshine and a few clouds today on this monday. high temperatures in the low 50's. tonight, partly cloudy skies. we will drop back into the upper 20's and low 30's. we want daylight saving time. sun sought is that love -- sunset is that 11 minutes after 7:00 p.m. this big area of high pressure will block the reign for awhile. it will catch up to us tuesday night and wednesday morning. a pretty good chance for showers over that time period. 53 tomorrow. 55 on wednesday. 60 on thursday. 64 on friday. there could be a few showers on friday. saturday and sunday look good with temperatures in the '50s. spring begins on 50. that is a look of the seven-day
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forecast. >> good morning. still some problems along problems100. route 3 in crofton, watch for an accident. 100 in the westbound direction is where most of the activity is. three vehicles. westbound, watch for most of the activity and some in delays forming as you make your approach to 295. there is an accident in parkville. closures along baltimore avenue near pennsylvania avenue in towson. 222 is closed because of flooding between 276 and route 1 . climb is building in the outer loop. -- volume is building in the out of. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> four people were injured in
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a explosion in a massachusetts chemical plant. they do not know what caused the blasts about 20 minutes north of boston. folks said the explosion was so what it cost to their homes to shake. officials say the air and water quality levels are safe. investigators are stepping into the investigation of the tragedy on 95 saturday morning when 14 people died as a tour bus was coming home and overturned. the driver said he lost control while swerving to avoid hitting a truck. passengers -- 20 passengers on the bus were injured. water is receding but it could be days before some of the roads dry out in new jersey. one bus got caught up in the fast-moving water in patterson. the river crested several feet
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above flood stage 79 night. five bridges were washed dowout. >> entire state's business is off-limits for one the world's largest online retailers. amazon is breaking off ties with his business affiliates in illinois. on-line companies can collect a tax if it refers customers to amazon and gets paid commissions. amazon cause the new law counterproductive and unconstitutional. the price of your morning fuel goes up. on favorable weather conditions in latin america are driving coffee prices higher and higher. crop yields have been driven down, causing the price to soar. the price has increased 25% in the past year.
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some relief may be coming to grocery shoppers. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> the prices for everything from fuel -- milk may fall. the milk rally that sent prices up 50% may be ending as the farmers boost production. high dairy cost has affected price of ice-cream and cheddar cheese. expect lower prices for meat by june. cattle futures will fall as high beef prices. chicken is cheaper. watch developments out of japan. the tokyo stock exchange is plummeting. in the u.s., stocks were higher on friday. the bloomberg maryland index
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rising on gains for under armour. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. >> raven safety is packing quite a punch in the ring. keith mills has highlights. that is coming up in sports. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you change your bank if it suddenly imposed a ceiling on your debit card purchases? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. >> so, ah, your seat good?
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are looking at some problems in anne arundel county. route 3 a johns hopkins road, we do have an accident. westbound 100, three vehicles involved in a crash. you could find some in delays. perring parkway, watch for a crash. in towson, a water main break. a quick live look outside in frederick. outer loop traffic building just a bit. this is traffic in the white marsh area. we're seeing some delays
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southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> things are pretty quiet today. the weather will get more interesting as we head into tuesday or wednesday. 35 in annapolis. 39 in westminster. a mixture of sunshine and clouds they appeared we expect a high temperature near 50 this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. here is keith mills. >> thank you. good morning. the ncaa tournament in a separate 11 teams from the big east. maryland to not make the ncaa tournament and to not get picked for the nit. the terps will not play in the postseason. ohio state is the number 1 seeds. pitt will play thursday at the verizon center in d.c.
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duke won the acc tournament championship against north carolina. this was done in greensboro. -- this was a down in greensboro. north carolina would go on to lose that game. this is a crazy place. one of the few good things that went right for north carolina. there is no way that nolan smith wanted to bank that shot and. mason plumlee with the exclamation mark. duke will by hampton in the first round of the ncaa's. the orioles played the tigers. brian matusz started. this is casper wells, who played
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for towson university. one of this four hits. brian did settle then. he gets to strike out here. he pitched into the fourth. the orioles did very little offensive but except for j.j. hardy. ryan rayburn runs out of room. the orioles play the pirates in sarasota today. there could be an ugly lockout. tom is savoring his second win as a professional boxer. this was in las vegas. that was a push. this is a punch to the midsection. ouch. exactly sure right leonard.
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he looked like drew carey -- more like kelly greg. the fight was stopped into the first round. winner by knockout. tommy wins. he wants to fight chad ochoa cinco. >> that would be good. >> is he worried about getting hurt? >> as long as he fights guys like that, he will not be hurt. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. much more to come in our next half-hour. >> concerns about nuclear meltdown in japan have some leaders in the u.s. calling for change. i am kate amara in washington. >> a dog attack leaves a little girl in the hospital in serious condition. >> how many maki rolls can you
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> we are off to a good start. temperatures are in the 30's right now. we will see a mixture of sunshine and clouds. a high temperature near 50. we do have some rain in the forecast. >> thank you. a nuclear emergency in japan overnight. another explosion at one of the nuclear power plants. >> some u.s. lawmakers are calling for america to press pause in our nuclear program. kate amara has the latest from washington. >> reports that reactor number two has lost all its coolant after a second explosion today in the unit number 3.
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>> the wall has collapsed. you can see the structure of the building left behind. >> another explosion at japan's fukushima nuclear plant. today's hydrogen blast in unit three, the second in three days since friday's massive earthquake and tsunami. the japanese government says at least 11 people were injured. >> we believe there is low possibility that massive amount of radiation has been leaked. >> some 200,000 people have been evacuated from the area around the nuclear power complex. according to the associated press, the u.s. seventh fleet has moved its ships and aircraft away after discovering low-level radioactive contamination. the crisis spawning debate over u.s. nuclear power policy. >> i think it calls on us here in the u.s. naturally not to stop building nuclear power plants but to put the brakes on right now. >> we ought not to make american domestic policy based upon an event that happened in japan. we ought to concentrate on helping the japanese get past this catastrophe. >> in a statement to "the
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washington post," the white house continued to back nuclear power as part of the u.s. energy strategy. a spokesman said the administration is committed to ensuring that nuclear energy is produced safely and responsibly and will continue to incorporate best practices and lessons learned into that process. officials from the department of energy and the nrc are in contact with japanese officials and have offered any assistance needed to help stabilize those nuclear reactors. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a girl is in serious condition after she was attacked by a dog. >> amanda mitchell was playing outside in dundalk saturday evening. kim dacey joins us with more details. >> police have not confirmed what type of dog attacked amanda. witnesses say it was a pit bull. >> she said, "mommy, i am going to die. mommy, i'm going to die." her little brother said, "amanda, stay with me. you're not going to die."
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>> bicycles and stuffed animals were still scattered around village circle in dundalk saturday night. 7-year-old amanda mitchell and other children were playing outside just before 6:00, when things took a a tragic turn. >> my little cousin was outside. i was watching her. they were riding her bike. she was running up the steps and a dog attacked her. >> but it's two pit bulls. apparently they left the dog all day in the yard, and the dog escaped. there was not a chain or anything. >> first i took a broom. the broom wasn't working. i started beating, beating. he did not want to let go. but i was so shock and panicked. i was trying. i did not know what to do. >> a neighbor help to try to stop the attack by using a shovel. it was too late. >> the dog ripped her hair off and her whole face. her skin is gone all to her mouth.
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>> the owner did not answer the door saturday night. neighbors said there have been problems with the dog before. >> she is only 7. >> at last check, amanda was in serious condition. the dogs have been taken away by animal control. it is not clear if the owner will face any charges. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a man sits in a jail cell accused of murder in queens, new york. police arrested michael kenny after a slow speed chase in millersville. people were looking for him in maryland after hearing that he would be visiting relatives. he is accused of stabbing his wife to death. >> furniture can cost a lot. tonight, the i-team looks into complaints about one local store and what customers say they are frustrated.
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this woman says she likes the way her son's bedroom furniture looks and hates the way it smells. >> it is almost like, musty under arms. it is strong. >> she bought the set and a local furniture store. if i could, i would pick up the table and i would carry it back into the store, dumping in the middle of the shoreham, and say, you can have it back. >> these are two consumers complaining about this particular store. what these customers say happen to them when they complained, and expert advice on what you can do the next time you go furniture shopping. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's check what is going on an outside. route 3 and johns hopkins road in the crofton region, there is
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a crash. westbound 100 at 295, a three- vehicle crash. water main repair in towson. goneash in parkville now . this is the topside. building in volume in the outer loop at delaney valley. this is a live view of traffic at 95 in white marsh. southbound traffic seen delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in live with sandra shaw at raw sushi. i like sushi. i do not know if i would like it enough to eat that much. >> it has some great ingredients. >> we have the seaweed and some rice. we put some shrimp and lined up across the middle.
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>> and crabbe. >> crab mix. bigger than a golf ball size. -- and crab. that is pretty much it. take that and roll it up. >> we will talk to chris. maki madness is this sunday and benefits big brothers and big sisters. you're a big supporter. >> i am going to be participating. this is my first year. >> what is it like to be big brother? >> it means the world to me. i wanted to make an impact on the life of a child. this is the best organization in maryland to do that. >> is ruled brother the inspiration behind her eating -- little brother ther inspiration behind your eating?
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>> yes. >> this is the role in the edible form. will have more for you coming up. let's check the seven-day forecast. today we will see sunshine and a high of about 50 per into wednesday, the chance for some showers. 60 on st. patrick's day. 64 on friday. saturday and sunday, some sun. spring begins on sunday. back to you. >> you have my stomach growling. you have may be hungry. >> it is delicious. >> thank you. >> never too early for sushi. >> a place that brings new meaning s
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>> a low-tech approach for delivering homes in vermont. cable companies are pushing to get broadband coverage. it is not an easy task. delivering their speed at 1 horsepower. they're using draft horses to carry cables over the hills. the mission is to get high-speed internet to every corner of vermont by the year 2013. >> miami is no stranger to lavish homes. this one makes its neighbors had their head in shame.
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i know it looks like a hotel. it's a home. many homes to know the feature 10 bedrooms and a seven-car garage? realtors are calling it a resort home. out the cash cushions -- check out the cash cushions. it costs $60 million. >> that looks like your second home. 6:41. lookwe come back, we'll good morning is headlines. >> volume picks up and we're starting to see delays around the area. >> the weather is nice and quiet right now. we do have some rain in the forecast. here's a look outside. it will be a beautiful sunrise. 32 degrees at the airport. stay tuned.
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>> welcome back. the grounds around the state house will be packed with protesters. officials from the largest state employees' union wants the government to balance the budget by closing a tax loophole. governor o'malley said changes must be made in order to keep it solvent. no word on who was responsible for a deadly triple shooting in northeast baltimore. a woman was killed and two men were wounded when shots were fired in the 1100 block of gorsuch avenue. no word on what may of prompted the shooting. people use their debit cards for everything from a trip to the
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fast-food restaurant and to pay major car repairs. that could soon change as banks consider putting limits on what you can cover with a swipe of that plastic. j.p. morgan chase is considering a limit on credit card transactions. the fees banks charge stores are about to change. with lost revenues, some banks are considering imposing a limit for each debit card purchase. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- would you change your bank if it suddenly imposed a ceiling on your debit card purchases?
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a lot going on. we're going to add some of volume. delays are starting to form. westbound 100, there is an accident with three vehicles involved. in dundalk, a new crash at merritt boulevard. in this city, watch for police
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activity because of an accident at mlk boulevard. a slow down on the west side of a new beginning at 795 is backing up traffic approaching the beltway. this is a quick live look at dulaney valley. we are seeing outer loop delays over towards from harford. this is route 1. in port deposit, 222 remains close because of flooding. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we get the latest from sandra shaw joining us live again from raw sushi. i think you should join the competition. >> it is delicious. we showed you the crab and shrimp and the cucumber. the breading. we're talking about a mountain. look at the mountain. how many dots the winner got down 10 or 11.
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>> 10 or 11 of those. they are very meaty and and delicious. this is always a blast. it is a takeoff on march madness. how do you register? >> you can register on our facebook face. you can come into the restaurant and felt a registration form. this sunday at 12:30. free registration. >> explain how things worked pequot they start off with two roles. whoever eats them fast as it moves on to the next bracket. >> it benefits big brothers and big sisters of maryland. come out and at least watch the competition. very entertaining. not a lot happening over our neck of the woods. we have high pressure in control for another day. the storm is approaching from
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the west and gives us a chance for a shower tuesday night and wednesday morning. here we go. oh. >> very nice. yes. stan said he would mix wasabi in with the water. if you don't sit with -- if you dunked it with wasabi water. >> you need a good name, jaws or wasabi. great food at raw sushi. 33 in parkton. not a lot to talk about weather- wise on this monday. there are a couple of clouds hanging around. it will not be a purely sunny day. we do not expect any precipitation. the star system will catch up to us and bring some rain tomorrow
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-- the storm system will catch up to laws and permit some rain tomorrow. if you clouds are starting to drift into maryland today. high temperatures in the low 50's. sunrise at 11 minutes after 7:00 a.m. we're on daylight saving time now. temperatures drop back into the upper 20's and 30's tonight. tomorrow, the storm will get closer to us. the chance for rain increases. high-pressure will keep the rain away for the morning commute. but charles will catch up to us in the afternoon. low pressure will pass south of us. it does not look like a big grain. scattered showers. 53 tomorrow. 55 on wednesday. it warms up by the end of the week. 60 on thursday. 64 on friday. tetris would drop back into the 50's this weekend. -- temperatures will drop back
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into the 50's this weekend. spring begins on sunday. >> thank you. a girl is rushed to hospital after a savage attack by a neighborhood dog. kim dacey joins us live with more on that story. good morning. >> at last check, 7-year-old amanda mitchell was in serious condition. police haven't confirmed what kind of dog attacked her. witnesses say it was a pit bull. it happened just before 6:00 saturday as amanda and other children were playing outside on village circle in dundalk. neighbors say two pit bulls escaped from another neighbor's yard. they do not know why, but one of the dogs started attacking the little girl, biting her in the head. those neighbors jumped in to try and stop the attack. amanda was rushed to the hospital. neighbors say the dogs have been taken away by animal control. it is not clear whether their owner will face any charges. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you.
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an exclusive sit-down interview with the late michael jackson's parents. hear how was three children are doing without their father. that is today at 4:00 p.m. on "oprah." here is meredith vieira for a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. complete coverage of the disaster in japan. 1000 more bodies were discovered overnight. there has been a second hydrogen explosion. ann curry of the latest in japan in a live report. how safe are nuclear power plants in the u.s.? that and much more ahead when we get started this morning right here on "today." >> 39 degrees on tv hill >> . >> we will come back and check the weather and traf
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>> tracking some accidents. >> let's get right to it. we have this one for a while. westbound 100 at 295. three vehicles in falkirk a crash in dundalk at merritt boulevard. as remain in effect at baltimore avenue near pennsylvania avenue in towson. the heaviest the lake is on the west side, 21 miles per hour. this is traffic on the north side. building in volume at dulaney valley. >> i would not watered-down the wasabi.
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all on fire at. >> stan each set like ice cream. >> my goodness. >> let's talk before cast. today will be quiet. a mixture of sunshine and clouds. rain comes in tomorrow evening and last into wednesday morning. tune to am 1090 to hear traffic and weather together on the fives. >> i like feeling like a fire- breathing dragon. >> nice visual. >> lifting weights and eating sushi. >> and dressed like a sumo. >> working in the sun. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. sushi dressedwe'd like a sumo. >> follow breaking news and
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